Go The Fuck To Sleep

GlobalGrind caught up with awesome illustrator, publisher, funny guy and social interlocutor Ricardo Cortes.  Ricardo clued us in on his and author Adam Mansbach’s new and wildly successful project, “Go The Fuck To Sleep,” a children’s book for adults, about getting your kid to bed and how it, on the strength of a few pages in […]

Sit back, empty your mind and ready yourself for the forthcoming question. Ready? Okay, how many significant female singers within Hip-Hop and it’s related genres can you name that have emerged in the last 20 years? By ‘significant’, we’re talking about having an impact  through record sales, credibility or both. Have a think. Ready?… My […]


Cipriani Wall Street played host to the finale event on the five city Hennessy Artistry Tour – an innovative musical platform that blends art, culture and music from emerging performers, popular music artists of today and for the finale: music icons. The venue is made up of revival Greek architecture. The 70-foot roof  let the […]


Though there are a select few who still view it as ‘stealing,’ sampling is a core element of hip-hop/pop production. So many of our favorite songs have samples, expertly flipped and edited so that they’re almost unrecognizable from the original. The best producers can take 2 seconds from an old songs lost in time and […]

Ebony magazine is celebrating  its 65th Anniversary this November, and they’re doing so in style. The cover of the special anniversary issue features Usher, Mary J. Blige, Taraji Henson, Nia Long & Samuel L. Jackson.  Newly appointed editor-in-chief Amy Dubois Barnett has relaunched the magazine with a modern, sophisticated new look. It’s great to see […]


Last night, despite an unusual hail storm in New York City, fans packed into Radio City Music Hall for a concert that featured RnB newcomers and legends. With two opening songs by Miguel, the Jive Records signee warmed up semi wet fans with his hit, ‘All I Want Is You.’ Immediately followed by a Philadelphia […]


In 2008 not only did young voters come out in records numbers for President Obama but he also found support from Diddy, Mary J. Blige,  Beyonce and Jay-Z. Jay-Z is continuing to encourage young Americans to continue their voting participation by using a public service announcement to ensure the young population makes it out to […]


We love remixes and this one is FIRE! Drake enlisted the talents of Mary J. Blige and Swizz Beatz for the remix of his new single, “Fancy”. If you watched the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards a few weeks ago then you saw the trio perform this live which was equally impressive. If you are […]

As the temperature drops, it’s that time of year again… Cuffin’ season! For those of you who aren’t familiar with the term, cuffin’ season is when singles drop the front, the games, the excuses, the ‘too good to settle down’ attitudes – all of the above… and couple up in time to heat up the […]


> MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <!–[if !mso]> <! st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> Some of you may be wondering who this good looking guy is, well wonder no more! This handsome man is an emerging artist and R&B newcomer, Miguel, who happens to have veteran connections to back up his soulful swagger. Unlike the waves of generic R&B wannabes we’ve […]


Drake has done just about everything any one would ever want to do in their careers this year, between working with A-list artist, having multiple number one singles and getting to perform for millions of fans Tonight Drake made his debut performance on the VMA stage, even though it was his first performance we know […]

Fashion Night Out, one of the biggest events in the fashion industry and New York City, was last night September 10th. In celebration of this chic night out, Kim Kardashian accompanied by her sister Kourtney Kardashian and mother Kris Jenner were attendees to Gucci’s Fashion Night Out at Gucci Fifth Ave. There Kim Kardashian got […]